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A Call to Conscience on the Human Rights of the People of Afghanistan

A significant high-level international meeting on the situation in Afghanistan recently took place in Doha. This letter addresses the outcomes of that meeting. We ask all participants of the Global Campaign for Peace Education for your signature and support of all efforts to protect the human rights of the Afghan people. 

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Georg Arnhold International Summer Conference 2023: Educational Justice and Sustainable Peace

The Leibniz Institute for Educational Media | Georg Eckert Institute is pleased to announce the call for papers for this year’s Georg Arnhold International Summer Conference, which will take place at the Leibniz Institute for Educational Media in Braunschweig, Germany, from June 26 to 29, 2023.

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Required Reading for Global Citizens: Assigned to all Peacelearners on December 10, 1948

Human Rights Day is observed every year on 10 December — the day the United Nations General Assembly adopted, in 1948, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. This year’s theme relates to ‘Equality’ and Article 1 of the UDHR – “All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights.”

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Civil Society Continues to Call the World Community to Action on Afghanistan

As the fate of Afghanistan falls into the tightening grip of the Taliban, International Civil Society continues to call for action to mitigate the human suffering and keep alive the possibilities for peace. We encourage all members of the GCPE to find an action or actions to call upon their own governments and UN representatives to take up the cause of human rights and peace in Afghanistan.

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Colonialism, poverty and corruption: Some thoughts on peace education to address these evils during the COVID19 pandemic (Puerto Rico)

What can peace education provide given the complex scenario of Puerto Rico and the COVID response? Anita Yudkin puts forth some ideas on addressing the pandemic based on general principles of educating for peace, in its interrelationship with human rights and sustainability.

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